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Marks of Excellence and Quality

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is consistently recognized nationally, regionally, and locally for an unwavering commitment to excellence.

KelseyCare Advantage Earns Prestigious 5-Star Recognition From Medicare for Eighth Consecutive Year

Only 5.69% of all eligible Medicare Advantage plans in the U.S. are rated as 5-star plans for 2024 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Multiyear 5-Star Recognition Is an Indicator of Consistent Quality

A 5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is the highest rating possible and a key measure of consistent delivery of quality care. CMS measures plans on enrollee health outcomes, patient experience, access to in-network care, and other factors. According to CMS data, the average star rating for 2024 Medical Advantage plans declined. KelseyCare Advantage maintained its 5-star rating in 2024 for the eighth consecutive year, making it one of the exceptions.

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Kelsey-Seybold Ambulatory Surgery Centers Accreditation Reflects Commitment to Rigorous Standards of Care and Safety Set by AAAHC

AAAHC accreditation is the gold standard for ambulatory surgery centers
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Kelsey-Seybold ambulatory surgery centers passed rigorous inspection by the Accreditation for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC), meeting nationally recognized standards for the delivery of quality healthcare based on AAAHC’s independent, external evaluation. While more than 6,700 ambulatory healthcare organizations across the United States are accredited by AAAHC, not all ASC’s evaluated are granted accreditation. Recertification by AAAHC underscores Kelsey-Seybold Clinic’s continued commitment to excellence in patient care through its industry-leading safety protocols and benchmarking.

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Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center’s High Standard of Care Earns QOPI Certification

Kelsey-Seybold has a long history of providing outstanding cancer care in Houston
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The Kelsey-Seybold Cancer Center, which strives to ensure our patients receive the best possible care, has received a prestigious national certification from the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification Program, an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). ASCO is the world’s leading professional organization for physicians and Oncology professionals caring for people with cancer. The QOPI® Certification Program (QCP) certifies Hematology/Oncology practices that meet the highest quality criteria for cancer care. Data is collected and compared against more than 100 quality measures. With this certification, Kelsey-Seybold is part of an elite group of over 300 QOPI-certified practices across the United States, Brazil, Greece, Pakistan, Romania, Saudi Arabia, and Spain.

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Kelsey-Seybold Is Highly Rated at the National Level

Our credentials signify the quality of care we provide
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Kelsey-Seybold meets and exceeds standards set by the nation’s top accrediting organizations, including the esteemed National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). We were the first healthcare organization in the United States to receive NCQA accreditation as an accountable care organization (ACO).

Dec. 13, 2012: President Margaret O'Kane Presents Kelsey-Seybold With the Nation's First ACO Accreditation

“I’m honored to announce that Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is the first accountable care organization to receive NCQA accreditation,” said Margaret O’Kane, President of NCQA, at a Dec. 13, 2012 presentation in Houston. “Kelsey-Seybold is stepping up to the plate in a way that we’re waiting for the rest of healthcare to do. The affordability issue is trumping every other issue. Being able to show that you can provide high-quality care at an affordable price, that’s what Kelsey-Seybold is doing and why they’re first in the country to receive accreditation."

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